David Rothenberg interviews Charles S. Dutton about August Wilson's play "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" in which he now stars on Broadway as Levee the trumpeter. He won the Tony Award nomination for Best Actor. Dutton talks about his life in reform school, juvenile court and Maryland Prison. He speaks of how his passion and love of acting came to be. Source: WBAI
An Interview with Madame Nguyen Thi Binh by Madeline Duckles ; interpreted by Madame Le Thi Cao. Los Angeles, 1968. Recorded in Vienna, Oct. 1966. Head of the N.F.L. delegation to the Paris peace talks discusses the war in Vietnam and her efforts to end it. BB2332 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: vietnam, binh, duckles, war, peace, pacifica
Chriss Enss joins host Jeffrey Callison to talk about her new book, Hearts West, which brings to life true stories of mail-order brides of the Gold Rush. The history of California's aggressive eugenic sterilization program is revealed in a Sacramento State exhibit. Jeffrey speaks with University of Virginia Professor Paul Lombardo, an expert on California eugenics, and the exhibit's designer, UC Davis Associate Professor Kathryn Sylva. Topics: Mail order Brides, eugenics, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
Talk Nation Radio for March 17, 2010 Peace in Palestine, Calls for Sanctions against Israel Mairead Corrigan Maguire joins us to talk about her efforts as a juror at the Russell Tribunal on Palestine in Barcelona, March 4th. The tribunal is calling for sanctions against Israel. We'll also hear from international law expert Francis A. Boyle and journalist Nora Barrows Friedman, of Flashpoints radio at KPFA, a Pacifica station in California. The very distinguished Mairead Corrigan Maguire, is... Topics: Peace, Palestine, Israel, sanctions, BDS movement
Choosing a college major can be as important as choosing the right school. Host Jeffrey Callison speaks with counselors, administrators, and a recent college graduate about the impact selecting a major can have on both student and school. Topics: College major, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
Opening, Industry Overview(part a) includes: animated graphic presentation on maximizing operating effectiveness, Alexander Spears discussion of NTQ process, technology, training, research and development, and a presentation about the state of the tobacco industry and Lorillard's position in it. Sales, Marketing, Harley Davidson, Style(part b) includes: analysis of sales and marketing of two new products including brand image, demographics, female smokers and sales to the military. Topics: tobacco, cigarette, business activity, tobacco industry, sales, marketing, marketing strategy,...
Writers in Performance brings together poetry and jazz. Poets Wes Brown, Alan Ziegler, Alexis Devone [sp?] and Gwendolen Hardwick share their poems which are mostly accompanied with music. Contains sensitive language. Source: WBAI
Proceedings of the 1998 American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting (panelists discuss medical journals funding, corporate-based science, and ethical issues). Part III Topics: research activity, whistleblower, public health research, cigarette, tobacco
Marc Coleman, member of the Berkeley Peace Brigade, discusses his efforts to set up an anti-draft table in front of the local draftboard. He was arrested on July 15, a month and a half after he started the nonviolent protest. Source: KPFA
A collection of the marches and martial music extracted from the set of V-Discs that I've uploaded to Archive.org.Since the gov't produced and distributed these records they are public domain but if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice. Thanks. :) Topics: Bands (Music), V-Discs, WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945, Marches (Orchestra)
"The carnival that keeps us sane after all this madness." Jim Gabour reports from New Orleans' big parade. Topic: New Orleans, Jim Gabour, openDemocracy, politics, democracy, FEMA, mardi gras, carnival, Hurricane...
Judy Pasternak interviews Margo St. James, self-described prostitute and sex positive feminist who is the founder of COYOTE (Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics), which is a sex worker activist organization. She discusses the stigma of pornography and prostitution and the attempt to change the stigma by reclaiming the words "dike" and "whore" as well as her goal to decriminalize prostitution and pimping. Source: WBAI
Margot Adler - NPR correspondent Margot Adler is giving a presentation in Stockton today about paganism as part of the University of the Pacific's Colliver Lecture Series, which explore religion in modern society. Today on Insight, you'll meet Adler and hear about how she became a practicing Wiccan. Willie Weir - Sacramento-native Willie Weir is an adventure cyclist who travels around India and Bosnia by bike. His new book is "Travels with Willie, Adventure Cyclist" and for the next... Topics: Insight, Capital Public Radio, KXJZ, Sacramento public radio, Margot Adler, NPR, paganism,...
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"This sound recording captures African - American contralto Marian Anderson's performance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. The free open - air Easter Sunday concert was organized after Anderson was denied permission to sing to an integrated audience in Constitution Hall by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The recording also features an introductory speech by Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes, in which he decried prejudice in the United... Topics: Marian Anderson, Old Time Radio, Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993, OTR
Talk Nation radio for July 1, 2010 Marine Biologist, Dr. Craig McClain, Tipping Point in Gulf of Mexico We continue to look at the science and what hundreds of thousands, probably millions of barrels of oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico is doing to the ecosystem. Produced by, Dori Smith Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org Dr. Craig R. McClain at McClain Laboratories, is Assistant Director of Science at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, in... Topics: Marine Biologist, Dr. Craig McClain, Tipping Point in Gulf of Mexico, BP's spokesperson Mark...
Marine Veteran Charles McKinney, Journalist Dahr Jamail, Psychiatrist Jamshid A Marvasti, War and Mental Hell This Week on Sprouts: Marine Veteran Charles McKinney, Journalist Dahr Jamail, Psychiatrist Jamshid A Marvasti War and Mental Hell PRODUCER, Dori Smith Talk Nation Radio, Storrs, Connecticut Left KU Channel: 11/11/2009 3PM EST Total time 29:45 seconds music fades Download as broadcast quality .mp3 after Wednesday at 2PM EST: here http://www.audioport.org (free download access to the... Topics: Veteran's Day 2009, Jeff McKinney, Charles McKinney, US Military Veteran speaks out about his son's...
Reporter, Bert, collects miscellaneous student commentary from around the UC Berkeley campus, then reads the handbill from University Student for Law and Order. He reads "Machiavelianism" posting and criticizes Clark Kerr's handling of student protesters. Following at the Greek Theater podium, Mario Savio expresses his thoughts on Kerr's attempt to preempt the Academic Senate, which voted to support the Freedom of Speech Movement (FSM). Faculty representatives and Kerr then take... Source: KPFA
Reporter, Bert, collects miscellaneous student commentary from around the UC Berkeley campus, then reads the handbill from University Student for Law and Order. He reads "Machiavelianism" posting and criticizes Clark Kerr's handling of student protesters. Following at the Greek Theater podium, Mario Savio expresses his thoughts on Kerr's attempt to preempt the Academic Senate, which voted to support the Freedom of Speech Movement (FSM). Faculty representatives and Kerr then take...
Negotiations between the UE, the management of Republic Windows & Doors and Bank of America ended without a resolution on Day 4 of the workers occupation. Mark Meinster, International Representative for UE talks about the state of the struggle to win the Republic their just due. Topics: Republic Windows And Doors, occupy, occupation, factory, Chicago, labor, workers, rights, union,...
Talk Nation Radio for July 15, 2010 Mark Perry on the leaked Pentagon Red Team Report on Hamas and Hezbollah Portions of this program were used in Pacifica's weekly Sprouts broadcast 7-15-10. We asked Mark Perry to examine Israel's reasons for refusing Turkey's offer to negotiate a way out of the crisis posed by the Gaza flotilla killings. Produced by Dori Smith TRT: 29:00 Download at Pacifica's Audioport here and at archive.org and radio4all.net Mark Perry is a military and political analyst... Topics: Journalist Mark Perry, leaked Pentagon Red Team Report, Hamas and Hezbollah, Gaza Flotilla...
MARK RUDD interviewed by Fred Peabody. President of the Columbia chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) discusses their activities on campus. RECORDED: by CBS. BROADCAST: WBAI, 20 June 1968. (30 min.) BB3543 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: rudd, columbia, revolt, student, revolution, activism, pacifica
Martin Luther King at Santa Rita / produced by Colin Edwards. Description: King's speech at a demonstration supporting anti-war activitists imprisoned at the Santa Rita rehabilitation center. MARTIN LUTHER KING AT SANTA RITA produced by Colin Edwards. RECORDED: Santa Rita, California, 14 Jan. 1968. BROADCAST: KPFA, 15 Jan. 1968. (23 min.)BB1460 Pacifica Radio Archives. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: king, demonstration, activist, vietnam, pacifica
MARTIN LUTHER KING MEMORIAL IN CENTRAL PARK produced by David Rapkin. Recorded in Central Park Mall, New York City. Description: Actuality of the rally held the day after King's assassination. Includes speeches by Ossie Davis, Dr. Benjamin Spock, James Forman, Florence Kennedy, Lidia Williams, Jarvis Teiner, and Phil Luciano. RECORDED: in Central Park Mall, New York City. BROADCAST: WBAI, 5 Apr. 1968. (64min) BB3172A - Part 1 of 2. Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: king, mlk, assassination, memorial, king, central park, wbai, pacifica
MARTIN LUTHER KING MEMORIAL IN CENTRAL PARK produced by David Rapkin. Recorded in Central Park Mall, New York City. Description: Actuality of the rally held the day after King's assassination. Includes speeches by Ossie Davis, Dr. Benjamin Spock, James Forman, Florence Kennedy, Lidia Williams, Jarvis Teiner, and Phil Luciano. RECORDED: in Central Park Mall, New York City. BROADCAST: WBAI, 5 Apr. 1968. Part 2 of 2 (17min). BB3172B Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: king, mlk, assassination, memorial, king, central park, wbai, pacifica
Series Title: People's Park anniversary Description: On May 22, 1969, supporters of People's Park marched on Shattuck Avenue in downtown Berkeley as they had done on other days in May to show their support for the park. Over four hundred marchers and some people who just happened to be on Shattuck at the time were herded into a parking lot, arrested and taken to Santa Rita prison. This program includes both reports of the mass arrest by Harlan Kessel and accounts, recorded the following day, of... Topics: californialightandsound, Protests, demonstrations, vigils--Berkeley (Calif.), Marks, Claude,... Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/4 inch audio tape
A documentary produced by Amy Goodman and journalist Allan Nairn on the Santa Cruz massacre and the history of Indonesian and US involvement in the Southeast Asian nation. Topics: East Timor, Santa Cruz massacre, Indonesia Source: 10" audio reel
Talk Nation Radio for April 7, 2011 Mazin Qumsiyeh on Popular Resistance in Palestine Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh teaches at Bethlehem and Birzeit Universities in Palestine This week's show is a recording of his talk delivered at the University of Connecticut March 23rd at UCONN, Storrs, CT COOP, bookstore. TRT: 29:13 Produced by, Dori Smith, Storrs, CT Download at Pacifica's Audioport Or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org Professor Mazin B. Qumsiyeh visited his Alma mater, the University of... Topics: Mazin B. Qumsiyeh, Popular Resistance in Palestine, A History of Hope and Empowerment, Israel,...
California newspaper veteran Mark Ludwig tells you what it will mean for the newspapaer biz, Sacramento and the McClatchy Company when it becomes the second largest newspaper chain in the nation. Two different adaptations of Shakespeare's Hamlet are coming to our region. One, a solo version, the other a Middle Eastern version that incorporates today's headlines. Actors and directors from the two productions explain their new twists on Shakespeare's masterpiece. Beyond the Proscenium Productions... Topics: McClatchy, Shakespeare, Loaves and Fishes, KXJZ, Sacramento public radio, Capital Public Radio,...
Medea Benjamin on Gaza Freedom March set for December 29, 2009 Talk Nation Radio for November 19, 2009 Medea Benjamin on the Gaza Freedom March set for December 29, 2009 Gaza Freedom March 2009 We discuss the climate for war vs peace, America and the Middle East as the group Codepink gears up for the Gaza Freedom March. Hundreds of international citizens are set to pour across the Egyptian border carrying a message of hope about peace and justice. Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here or at... Topics: Medea Benjamin, Gaza Freedom March, hundreds to cross Egyptian border into Gaza December 29, 2009
Talk Nation Radio Medea Benjamin, Greece, the U.S., Israel, and the Gaza Flotilla Early release for next week as relevant in breaking news TRT:29:14 Produced by Dori Smith in Storrs, CT Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org An activist for 30 years, Medea Benjamin is winner of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Prize from the Fellowship of Reconciliation. She is also an author and former economist and nutritionist with the United Nations and World Health... Topics: Medea Benjamin in Athens, Greece July 7th and 8th 2011, USBOATTOGAZA, Greek authorities confiscated...
With more people turning to the Internet for news, traditional media outlets have had to expand their online presence. Today on Insight, local media bloggers talk about their blogs - the good and the bad - and tell you why they write them. Jazz guitarist and Sacramento resident Ross Hammond will perform live in our studio. A SAMMIE (Sacramento Area Music Award) nominee in 2005 and 2006, Hammond also organizes The Prescott Showcase, a weekly Sunday night jazz series at Old Ironsides. Topics: media blogs, bloggers, Jazz, Ross Hammond, KXJZ, Insight, Sacramento public radio
Comedian, writer and filmmaker Mel Brooks discusses his life and career. He talks about how all Indians are Jews, losing his New York Jewish accent and his new movie Young Frankenstein. Brooks offers his thoughts on obscene language, responds to people who don't like his comedies, and explains his own dislike of topical humor. Source: KPFK
Greek actress Melina Mercouri at the New School, introduced by Adamandea Polas. When & Where: Los Angeles; Pacifica Radio Archive, 1968. Recorded at the New School. Description: Greek actress talks on her life and career. (20 min.) BB3539 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: mercouri, junta, Greece, coup d'etat, pacifica, revolution, theatre, school
Program dedicated to political songwriter and performer Phil Ochs (1940-1976) that includes a May 1973 Studs Terkel interview with Ochs and close friend Bob Gibson, and Ed Pearl interviewing Ochs' brother and manager Michael. Studs Terkel interview includes Ochs and Gibson singing songs from and discussing Ochs' life and musical career. Michael Ochs talks to Ed Pearl about Phil and plays songs from Chords of Fame, a best-of compilation Michael produced months after Phil's death. Broadcast on... ( 1 reviews ) Source: KPFK
Program dedicated to political songwriter and performer Phil Ochs (1940-1976) that includes a May 1973 Studs Terkel interview with Ochs and close friend Bob Gibson, and Ed Pearl interviewing Ochs' brother and manager Michael. Studs Terkel interview includes Ochs and Gibson singing songs from and discussing Ochs' life and musical career. Michael Ochs talks to Ed Pearl about Phil and plays songs from Chords of Fame, a best-of compilation Michael produced months after Phil's death. Broadcast on... Source: KPFK
Series Title: People's Park anniversary Description: James Rector, the man who was fatally wounded on May 15, 1969, died of his wounds on the 19th and on the 25th there was a memorial service for him at the Pacific Lutheran Seminary in Berkeley, consisting of singalongs and readings from Scripture. The service was organized by Al Larson, Phil Harmon, John Lemnitzer, and Merle Schlichte[sp?]. KPFA broadcast the service at the time and afterward David Lawsky and Denny Smithson produced this... Topics: californialightandsound, Protests, demonstrations, vigils--Berkeley (Calif.), Rector, James,... Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/4 inch audio tape